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MacAdmins is the premier East Coast conference for anyone who deploys and manages Macs and iOS devices. In 2018 we featured 67 sessions and five workshops with top notch speakers in the macOS and iOS deployment community. MacAdmins offers an incredible level of expertise, value, entertainment, and a great opportunity to network with your fellow admins! Visit our website.

Thursday, July 12 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
One-Click Fleet Security with Fleetsmith

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When considering a device management solution, security and privacy can no longer be an afterthought, or something that is "sprinkled on top" of an existing company or product.

In this session, Zack Blum, CEO and co-founder at Fleetsmith, and Frank Yang, Product Manager at Fleetsmith, will explain how Mac admins can become security heroes, why not proactively securing your fleet is a bad idea, how attackers think about compromising your organization through your employees' endpoints, and examples of best practices including:

  • Secure zero-touch deployment
  • Instant fleet-wide macOS upgrades
  • Automatic FileVault with key escrow
  • Secure Google Chrome configuration
  • Binary blacklisting via Google Santa
  • Fast client-side deployment of fleet-wide log aggregation with Filebeat (ELK stack)
  • Advanced configuration management with Puppet and Chef
  • Managing custom scripts
  • and more!

They'll also touch on how to evaluate a device management vendor's product and corporate security, which are often overlooked but critical to understand.

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Speakers
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Zack Blum

CEO, Fleetsmith
Zack is the co-founder and CEO of Fleetsmith. Prior to Fleetsmith, he was the Director of IT at Wikia. Zack holds a degree from the University of California, Davis in Art History and Political Science. After graduating, Zack earned a Chinese Government Scholarship to study Mandarin... Read More →
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Frank Yang

Product Manager, Fleetsmith


Thursday July 12, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm
205 Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803, USA